Tag Archives: Menno van der Woude

Amsterdam Staff Band and Songsters Autumn Concert

Amsterdam Staff Songsters, Autumn Concert, November 2016

The Amsterdam Staff Band and Songsters joined for their first Autumn Concert on 12 November 2016. The concert featured guest cornet soloist Thomas Fountain. During the concert, flügelhorn legend Menno van der Woude was honored on his retirement from the Staff Band.  Read more

Amsterdam Staff Band Weekend in Almelo

Photo Credit: Peter Schokkenbroek

On the weekend of 26 – 27 September 2014, the Amsterdam Staff Band (Bandmaster Olaf Ritman) visited Almelo Corps in the east of Holland, near the German border. The weekend featured joint performances with Gospelkoor Benediction and Fanfare Wilhelmina Almelo.  Read more

Consett 135 with Amsterdam Staff Band

On the last weekend of May 2014, the Amsterdam Staff Band (Bandmaster Olaf Ritman) could be found in the United Kingdom! The Staff Band was invited to celebrate the 135th anniversary of the eldest Salvation Army band in the world, the Consett Corps Band. The Staff Band brought with them Ben van Dijk, bass trombonist of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, as guest soloist, in conjunction with the release of his new solo recording, World Concerto, which includes the Staff Band as the accompanying group.  Read more

Staff Band at Haaglanden Annual Music Festival

The Amsterdam Staff Band (Bandmaster Olaf Ritman) was in The Hague, the residence of the King and Queen of the Netherlands, on the weekend of 23 – 24 November 2013 as part of the Haaglanden Annual Music Festival.  Read more

Weekend in Limburg

On the weekend of 23 - 24 June 2012, the Amsterdam Staff Band (Bandmaster Olaf Ritman) held a ministry weekend at Treebeek Corps in the Limburg region of the Netherlands.   Read more

ASB Visit to Rotterdam

On the weekend of 28 - 29 April 2012, the Amsterdam Staff Band (Bandmaster Olaf Ritman) had a busy ministry weekend in Rotterdam, including open-air events, an evening festival and worship services at Rotterdam South Corps.  Read more

ASB Ministry Weekend

The Amsterdam Staff Band (Bandmaster Olaf Ritman) traveled to Emmeloord, Kampen and Urk on the last weekend of March 2012. The Salvation Army has many activities in this area and the presence of the Staff Band gave a big publicity boost.  Read more